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  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A. political science, psychology (2009)
  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D. (2014) cum laude


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
Patrick S. Brown, Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2653
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Patrick S. Brown is an associate in the firm's Washington, D.C. office and a member of both the Government Contracts and White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement practice groups.

In his practice, Patrick represents individuals and corporations in connection with investigations regarding criminal and regulatory matters. He also represents government contractors in False Claims Act investigations and breach of contract claims.

Representative Matters

  • Represents an international corporation in connection with a DOJ criminal antitrust grand jury investigation.
  • Counsels a government contracting company relating to compliance with two government subpoenas.
  • Represents an individual in connection with a criminal and regulatory investigation regarding the transportation of hazardous materials.
  • Advises corporations relating to compliance with campaign finance and election laws.

As part of his pro bono work, Patrick successfully negotiated a no-cost settlement on behalf of a client in the Landlord Tenant Branch of the D.C. Superior Court. Additionally, he currently represents an individual defending against a multi-count indictment in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.

Patrick earned his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Maryland, where he served as associate editor of the Maryland Law Review and president of the Moot Court Board. During law school, Patrick interned for the Honorable Richard J. Leon in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Upon graduation, he received the Public Service Award for his work in the clinical law program and was inducted into The Order of Barristers for excellence in written and oral advocacy.

Patrick is a native of the Washington, DC area and a graduate of Gonzaga College High School. At Holy Cross, he was captain of the NCAA Division I Men's Golf team.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Maryland


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